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Re: Holidays!!!!

also please bear in mind October in Scotland could be (more) wet and windy - so plan equipment carefully - waterproofs is a good start and a more than decent tent - check campsite opening dates but come equipped and you will have a fantastic trip....enjoy!
by mynthdd2
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:21 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Holidays!!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 844

Re: Scottish Island bagging

looks good and I will put in an order.....meanwhile I have been Islanding/hillwalking for a very long time now but as I grow older and stiffer I wondered what I would actually do when I arrived on an island in my old landrover (accommodation sorted there) - after much thought I decided to educate my...
by mynthdd2
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:31 am
 
Forum: Walkhighlands announcements and feedback
Topic: Scottish Island bagging
Replies: 27
Views: 3417

Re: It Could be Worse!

.........quite like those camp chairs as advertised
by mynthdd2
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:25 am
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: It Could be Worse!
Replies: 1
Views: 217

midges...2019

by mynthdd2
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:45 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: midges...2019
Replies: 4
Views: 291

Re: wild camping in Norway

PS think twice about taking eg bike ferries (ie trawlers) across fjords as what is considered flat sea in Norway is actually sea state 'rough' according to the UK Met Office...I saw the sea and the sky on such a boat at more or less the same time.....
by mynthdd2
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:01 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: wild camping in Norway
Replies: 28
Views: 910

Re: wild camping in Norway

...two days out of Lofoten for me now and I can highly recommend waterproofs and windproofs and HUGE amounts of ££££ ie a beer is about £12 ......
by mynthdd2
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:54 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: wild camping in Norway
Replies: 28
Views: 910

Re: wild camping in Norway

just returned last night from the Lofoten Islands (top end of Norway) and was surprised by number of 'no camping' signs a long way from any where....
by mynthdd2
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:08 am
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: wild camping in Norway
Replies: 28
Views: 910

Re: Wild camping on the fife coastal path

I’m pretty sure the usual rules apply ie Scottish Outdoor Access Code? Sounds a great trip you have planned
by mynthdd2
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:14 am
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Wild camping on the fife coastal path
Replies: 3
Views: 248

Re: Plantar Fasciitis

go for the tutu -surprise and amaze your family and friends by going for an arabesque which will take your mind off your PF
by mynthdd2
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:55 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Plantar Fasciitis
Replies: 17
Views: 812

Re: Plantar Fasciitis

I had PF and wor lass (a GP) suggested I stopped walking barefoot at home and wear good soles in my trainers round the house She also suggested doing ballet like heel to tip toes to build up strength. Both approaches worked after a week or so though I doubt I will get a call from Sadlers Wells.......
by mynthdd2
Fri May 31, 2019 3:29 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Plantar Fasciitis
Replies: 17
Views: 812

Re: Favourite/ least favourite mountain

my point about Ben Nevis being crap in the summer refers to the crowds up there - I prefer the quiet of the hills but its no reflection on those who do the summit
by mynthdd2
Wed May 08, 2019 9:19 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Favourite/ least favourite mountain
Replies: 40
Views: 2448

Re: Favourite/ least favourite mountain

Schiehallion (best in winter) and Ben Nevis (crap in summer)
by mynthdd2
Wed May 08, 2019 7:58 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Favourite/ least favourite mountain
Replies: 40
Views: 2448

Re: Mental health/hillwalking

I find all the replies here inspiring and honest - when it stops raining I am ready - my rucksack is packed (but should minging weather stop me?)
by mynthdd2
Wed May 08, 2019 7:07 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mental health/hillwalking
Replies: 31
Views: 2695

Re: Samuels Smile

All the very best
by mynthdd2
Tue May 07, 2019 4:09 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Samuels Smile
Replies: 2
Views: 411

Re: Mental health/hillwalking

by mynthdd2
Thu May 02, 2019 4:38 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Mental health/hillwalking
Replies: 31
Views: 2695
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